Stories by Lynn Stuart Parramore

Lynn Parramore is Contributing Editor at AlterNet. She is cofounder of Recessionwire, founding editor of New Deal 2.0, and author of "Reading the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture." She received her Ph.D. in English and cultural theory from NYU. Follow her on Twitter @LynnParramore. subscribe to Lynn Stuart Parramore's feed

Posted on: May 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Recent black college graduates have been hardest hit by the Great Recession.

Posted on: May 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You could make a reality show about Ben Bernanke's fatcat world tour.

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Are they afraid the people’s patience is not endless?

Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Should colleges be required to issue 'trigger warnings' for cultural works that might upset students?

Posted on: May 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A little-understood inherited temperament could be impacting your life or someone you love in surprising ways.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Can we admit that poverty is as American as apple pie?

Posted on: May 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Which country is considering a $25 minimum wage? That and more...

Posted on: May 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Relocating to a country with a lower tax rate is one giant middle finger to your fellow Americans.

Posted on: May 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The translator of Piketty's 'Capital In the 21st Century' discusses inequality and the book's huge success.

Posted on: May 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Republican bad guys killed the measure. Right? Hmm....

Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Warren's new book will make you very angry, and very grateful.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Warren's book argues how she plans to keep the middle class from vanishing.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Sorry, Ayn Rand. Your fiction has been exposed as, well, fiction.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Haven't the people of Detroit been through enough?

Posted on: Apr 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America's rich are surging ahead, but the rest are falling behind. What happened?

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Obama gives the Silver Spoonies a big wet kiss.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If you call rigorous economic research on inequality a Communist plot, will it go away?

Posted on: Apr 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Our system of intellectual property rights is patently ridiculous.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

At each stage of life, we are being stunted as human beings.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Moms want work, but they're faced with a crap economy.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Did you pay your taxes? Much of the corporate world tap-danced right around their obligations.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These businesses make treating you like crap an art form.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

SoftBank CEO says Sprint purchasing T-Mobile will benefit consumers. Don’t buy it.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Goodbye, meritocracy. Hello, aristocracy.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Too-big-to-jail Wall Street is ripping off taxpayers with a "social impact bond."

Posted on: Mar 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We may not be able to fire Wall Street, but we can send its elected friends packing.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

An idea whose time has finally come.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Libertarians tend to ride on theoretical unicorns that don’t take them too far in the real world.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Income inequality is creating a boom in the servant industry. Welcome to the world of Downton Abbey.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Is Detroit the canary in the coal mine for the 99 percent?

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Are economists rational scientists? Or grown men who can’t let go of their mamas?

Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When bankers express fondness for the Old South, they ain’t just whistlin’ Dixie.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Inequality seems to have made the wealthy very upset...for themselves.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Wall Street is using loopholes in financial legislation to seize control of entire industrial chains.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The GOP will do anything to block the first foreign-owned unionized auto plant in the South.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2014, Source: AlteNet

A public journalism service announcement.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The debate over Obamacare and voluntary work reduction raises intriguing questions.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Largest protest in the South since Selma in '65.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Women can be funny. Why is this obvious fact still controversial?

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